Category Archives: practically personal

giveaway winner – redraws – updates

It’s time to do a bit of house cleaning around the blog.  I lost my head with a husband who worked for six weeks straight (literally), a last minute trip to California with two small children that left Jacob and … Continue reading

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an investment worth making: Naturepedic, Boba, Puddlegear & Autonomie Project

I am a consignment store freakazoid through and through when it comes to shopping for kids.  Chances are VERY high that if you peruse our house or admire something one of the girls is wearing and inquire about where it … Continue reading

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whatcha been up to?

Our life has been busier than ever lately and the blog tends to take a hit when I am treading water.  I sorta step on it and just hope it doesn’t need any attention while I keep my chin up.  … Continue reading

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a fatal attraction

A visually appealing and extremely informative graphic on what’s in your cosmetics and what you need to know to protect yourself.

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babee greens: organic cloth diapers (review & giveaway)

I was a cloth diapering fan before I had children.  Baby bums are adorable to start with, but when they are wrapped in pastel prints and bright colors, even non-baby lovers have been known to teeter on the verge of … Continue reading

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honeybee gardens winner!

The winner of the Truly Natural Mascara giveaway from Honeybee Gardens is… Drum roll, please… MICHELLE SPAYDE Congratulations!  Please email me your full name, address and mascara color choice by Friday, February 10th at 8:00pm PST.

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honeybee gardens: a natural beauty (review & giveaway)

I am pretty low maintenance as far as beautifying goes.  My makeup shelf is very small portion of our medicine cabinet and contains only three items: mascara for everyday use, a foundation/moisturizer/sunscreen combo for dry, blotchy skin that works yearround … Continue reading

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making it personal

Our house is full of color.  Between the accent walls of deep red and luxurious purple (in two different rooms), the living room of cool blue and each bedroom with a serene, restful color – it looks like a crayola … Continue reading

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lovin’

Little Camden has been part of lives for almost two and a half months now and I gotta say – I’m lovin’ this life.  The night feedings are less intense and fewer and farther between.  Camden has found her “voice” … Continue reading

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staying healthy this winter

When Beckett was a new baby, I became a vigilant germ-nut that started spraying visitors upon arrival with hand sanitizer.  I still pay attention to the coughs, sneezes and wheezles, but to a lesser degree with Camden.  There is only … Continue reading

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